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Blu Bold N1

Blu Bold N1
$189
Brand: BLU
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.4-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 16 MP + 5 MP Main/ 13 MP front
  • Storage 128 GB
  • RAM 2 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.1 GHz, Mediatek Helio P70
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.8
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Blu Bold N1 Highlights and Overview

Bold N1 is the latest smartphone Blu Mobile launched in September, 2019. It is the first smartphone from the company to feature full screen display and a motorized pop-up selfie cameras, something very similar to many premium smartphones out there. It is also the first smartphone from the USA based phone maker to spot in-screen fingerprint scanner.

Specification wise, the Blu Bold N1 spot a large 6.4-inch Full-HD+ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, taunting almost 86% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P70 CPU clocked at 2.1 GHz. Graphic is handled by ARM Mali-G72 MP3, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. 

Coming to the camera department, you are getting dual sensors at the back, comprising of 16-megapixel shooter, and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor, leaving selfie duties to a single 13-megapixel front-facing camera, hidden in the motorized pop-up.

The device comes with the aforementioned in-screen fingerprint scanner, dual nano-SIM slot with support for 4G VoLTE network. There’s Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C 2.0, 3500mAh battery and Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. Other specifications and key features of the Condor Allure X smartphone are detailed in the specification table below.

Blu Bold N1 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

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BODY

Dimensions 158.7 x 74.1 x 8.6 mm (6.25 x 2.92 x 0.34 in)
Weight 182 g (6.42 oz)
Build Front glass, plastic body, aluminum frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~85.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0
Chipset Mediatek MT6771V Helio P70 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 16 MP + 5 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
5-element lens
5 MP, f/2.2, 1/5", depth sensor
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) Motorized pop-up 13 MP, f/2.0, 1/4"
Camera Features Face Beautification
FaceID
HDR
Video Resolution 720p

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the base of the phone
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
Wireless Charging Yes, Fast Qi wireless charging 10W
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Blu Bold N1 User Reviews and Opinions

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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.